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The Shadow of the Wind Barcelona, Just After The War, A Great World City Lies In Shadow, Nursing Its Wounds, And A Boy Named Daniel Awakes On His Eleventh Birthday To Find That He Can No Longer Remember His Mother S Face To Console His Only Child, Daniel S Widowed Father, An Antiquarian Book Dealer, Initiates Him Into The Secret Of The Cemetery Of Forgotten Books, A Library Tended By Barcelona S Guild Of Rare Book Dealers As A Repository For Books Forgotten By The World, Waiting For Someone Who Will Care About Them Again Daniel S Father Coaxes Him To Choose A Volume From The Spiraling Labyrinth Of Shelves, One That, It Is Said, Will Have A Special Meaning For Him And Daniel So Loves The Novel He Selects, The Shadow Of The Wind By One Julian Carax, That He Sets Out To Find The Rest Of Carax S Work To His Shock, He Discovers That Someone Has Been Systematically Destroying Every Copy Of Every Book This Author Has Written In Fact, He May Have The Last One In Existence Before Daniel Knows It His Seemingly Innocent Quest Has Opened A Door Into One Of Barcelona S Darkest Secrets, An Epic Story Of Murder, Magic, Madness And Doomed Love And Before Long He Realizes That If He Doesn T Find Out The Truth About Julian Carax, He And Those Closest To Him Will Suffer HorriblyAs With All Astounding Novels, The Shadow Of The Wind Sends The Mind Groping For Comparisons The Crimson Petal And The White The Novels Of Arturo P Rez Reverte Of Victor Hugo Love In The Time Of Cholera But In The End, As With All Astounding Novels, No Comparison Can Suffice As One Leading Spanish Reviewer Wrote, The Originality Of Ruiz Zaf N S Voice Is Bombproof And Displays A Diabolical Talent The Shadow Of The Wind Announces A Phenomenon In Spanish Literature An Uncannily Absorbing Historical Mystery, A Heart Piercing Romance, And A Moving Homage To The Mystical Power Of Books, The Shadow Of The Wind Is A Triumph Of The Storyteller S Art Front Flap

About the Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Carlos Ruiz Zaf n was a Spanish novelist Born in Barcelona in 1964, he lived in Los ngeles, United States, since 1994, and worked as a scriptwriter aside from writing novels.His first novel, El pr ncipe de la niebla The Prince of Mist, 1993 , earned the Edeb literary prize for young adult fiction He is also the author of threeyoung adult novels, El palacio de la medianoche 1994 , Las luces de septiembre 1995 and Marina 1999.In 2001 he published the novel La sombra del viento The Shadow of the Wind , his first adult novel, which has sold millions of copies worldwide Since its publication, La sombra del viento has garnered critical acclaim around the world and has won numerous international awards Ruiz Zaf n s works have been published inthan 40 countries and have been translated intothan 30 languages.

10 thoughts on “The Shadow of the Wind

  1. says:

    I read the opening few pages and instantly knew 3 things 1 I was going to love this book.2 I needed a whole pad of post its to mark quotes.3 I wanted to read this in Spanish for the rich poetry the language would add.A young boy Daniel is taken by his father to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and

  2. says:

    There s probably nothing much I learned in the introspective sense, but this is a novel like a novel ought to be This is an epic film on paper, gloomy and engaging, smokey, noir with crumbling ruins, young love, disfigurment, lust, torturethe stuff of Dumas, DuMauier and, as of late, The Historian I woke u

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    The fact is that I ll never be able to write a real review for this book Here is why 1 I m not good enough I m not now and I ll never be It doesn t matter how many books you have read or how smart you are, you ll never be good enough for that You won t be able to find exact words and it s not just you Only person w

  4. says:

    After reading The Shadow of the Wind, I was left with somewhat mixed feelings On the one hand, this is such a beautifully written book, and is in essence an ode to literature On the other hand, there are some serious flaws which distracts from the whole experience The best thing about the book, in my opinion, is Zafon s ski

  5. says:

    riveting mysterious haunting imaginative charming sentimental.the list of adjectives is endless and whilst this book is all of these, the one thing that i will forever remember about this book is how it makes me appreciate the art of storytelling i didnt feel like i was reading a novel i felt as if someone very dear was sitting next

  6. says:

    This is a book about books, a story about stories It starts and ends in a library of sorts, themes and plots are echoed across decades, tied together by actors who find their roles changing, and by a pen that links two cycles of the story and has its own tale that started before and goes on beyond the art of reading is slowly dying, it s an

  7. says:

    I can t believe someone actually published this book Even worse, in my opinion is the fact that this book is on the New York Times Bestseller List How is this possible It must only mean that there are a lot of people out there that think very differently from me Don t you be one of them Seriously Don t be fooled by this book It is insipid, lame, and

  8. says:

    4.5 5 starsAn astonishingly engaging story within a story type of novel the passion for books and reading introduced in the first chapter was just an appetizer before all the interconnecting twists and turns.I ve been having a lot of good lucks lately in reading books outside of epic fantasy my favorite sub genre The Shadow of the Wind is a novel that I ve he

  9. says:

    Fourth reading May 7 17, 2017Of course I love this book soooo much It s my all time favorite This is the 4th year in a row I ve read it, and it never gets old If you haven t already read this at my suggestion, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR Third reading May 14 21, 2016Second reading May 23 25, 2015 Okay, I can confidently say, upon re reading this, that it is one of my all

  10. says:

    It s been a couple years since I read this book so I shouldn t and won t go into details, but the effect has lingered all this time There s no other book I m quicker to recommend than this one It s not that it s particularly important in a lot of the ways important books are, it s just that it works as pure reading pleasure and sometimes, isn t that enough so I find reviews fr

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